To expand its outreach to potential GOP converts who find they can no longer stomach Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has a simple message: Even if you don't like her, choosing the Democratic nominee is moral and patriotic.
In a fundraising pitch to protect the GOP congressional majority, the speaker warns against giving Hillary Clinton a ”blank check,” a phrase that suggests a deep fear by Republicans of the damage a sinking presidential candidate could inflict.
The emerging dynamic of this odd-couple GOP ticket shows little evidence of coordination. Donald Trump has granted his running mate broad leeway with no precedent in recent campaigns, amplifying differences in style and substance.
A minor shock wave coursed through feminist and legal circles when Susan Estrich’s name surfaced as the defense co-counsel to the former Fox News chief executive, who faces a sexual-harassment lawsuit and is accused of predatory behavior stretching over decades.
On the eve of the opening ceremonies, Brazil is reeling from a recession, political corruption scandals and rising violence. Throw in concern about the Zika virus and fears of terrorism, and it's clear that South America’s first Olympics is coming at a very complicated moment.
His spokeswoman Hope Hicks confirmed on Wednesday that the footage the GOP nominee saw was of a private plane landing in Switzerland in January with the three American prisoners who had just been released not a cash transfer.